Dr Shezad Malik Law Firm has offices based in Fort Worth and Dallas and represents people who have suffered catastrophic and serious personal injuries including wrongful death, caused by the negligence or recklessness of others. We specialize in Personal Injury trial litigation and focus our energy and efforts on those we represent.

Articles Tagged with Mesothelioma

Asbestos Dangers Cover-Up. In this article, I’ll address the asbestos mining and manufacturing companies that were involved in the massive cover-up over the dangers of Asbestos. These companies clearly put profits before people.

Asbestos Dangers Cover-Up

Asbestos Dangers Cover-Up linked to catastrophic lung disease and cancer.

The asbestos industry’s cover-up of the dangers associated with asbestos exposure is a significant and troubling part of asbestos industrial history.

Does Talcum Powder Cause Cancer? The answer is unequivocally YES and I will explain in this article what talcum or talc is, how it is produced and the medical research linking the talc powder to both ovarian cancer and mesothelioma and lung cancer.

Talcum Powder Cause Cancer

Talcum Powder Causes Cancer including Ovarian Cancer and Lung Cancer. Call Dr. Shezad Malik at 214-390-3189

What is Talcum Powder?

Talcum powder, often simply called talc, is a finely ground mineral that is used in personal care products, cosmetics, and some industrial applications. Its primary component is talc, a clay mineral composed of hydrated magnesium silicate. Talc is known for its softness, moisture-absorption capabilities, and ability to reduce friction, which is why it’s commonly found in baby powder, body powders, and various cosmetic products to absorb moisture and minimize chafing.

However, the use of talcum powder has been scrutinized due to health concerns. Specifically, there have been concerns about its link to cancer. When talc is mined, it can be contaminated with asbestos, a known carcinogen. Inhalation of asbestos-contaminated talc can lead to lung cancer, and there have been worries and legal cases suggesting that long-term genital use of talcum powder to be linked to ovarian cancer. This has led to a significant amount of litigation, with some juries awarding large verdicts to plaintiffs who claimed that their cancer was caused by the use of talcum powder. Continue reading

The Dangers of Asbestos: Understanding the Risks. Asbestos, a term that once symbolized insulation and fireproofing excellence, has now become synonymous with serious health risks and diseases.

This naturally occurring mineral, made of thin, fibrous crystals, was widely used in the construction, automotive, and in manufacturing industries for its strength, durability, and resistance to heat, fire, and chemicals.

hidden dangers of asbestos exposure

Asbestos exposure is a hidden danger that strikes many years later with catastrophic results. Injured? Call Dr. Shezad Malik at 214-390-3189

However, the dangers of asbestos exposure have since come to light, leading to strict regulations and a push for asbestos removal from buildings and products.

What is Asbestos?

Asbestos refers to a group of six naturally occurring silicate minerals that are composed of long and thin fibrous crystals. Each fiber is composed of many microscopic “fibrils” that can be released into the atmosphere and inhaled into the lungs, leading to significant health problems.

Health Risks Associated with Asbestos Exposure

The hidden danger of asbestos exposure comes from inhaling its fibers, which can become trapped in the lungs and remain there for years. Over time, these fibers can cause inflammation, scarring, and eventually lead to several serious health conditions, including:

Asbestosis is a chronic lung disease characterized by scarring of lung tissue, leading to shortness of breath, coughing, and permanent lung damage. Continue reading

Talcum Powder Lawsuit Update. I am providing this Talcum Powder lawsuit update to keep injured plaintiffs and concerned citizens informed on the latest developments in the talcum powder lawsuits.

Johnson & Johnson under fire over its talc based Baby Powder, plaintiffs allege it causes Ovarian Cancer and Mesothelioma

Johnson & Johnson is under fire over its talc-based Baby Powder, plaintiffs allege it causes Ovarian Cancer and Mesothelioma

What are Talcum Powder Lawsuits about?

Contact Information